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Category 5 cable is used in Ethernet connection as well as other data transmissions.
Sometimes referred to as twisted pair wiring because it's composed of four pairs of twisted wires encased in a plastic covering, category 5 cable carries data up to 13 megabytes per second.
Prior to Hurricane Katrina, the Superdome relied primarily on an outdated copper infrastructure that included over 40,000 pairs of Category 3 and 10,000 pairs of Category 5 cable," explains Stewart.
Vivato's Wi-Fi system eliminated the need to trench fiber optic cable to the buildings and run Category 5 cable to the existing access points within the buildings.
Connect NICs to the hub with "Fast" Category 5 cable (or Cat 5) for even better performance than regular Cat 5.
There is also a human resources training center and a category 5 cable based building-wide TV distribution system.
Category 5 cable is downwardly compatible, which simply means that it can replace lower-capacity cables.
1-Gigabit Ethernet was designed for enhanced Category 5 cable with a positive ACR at 100 MHz.
While an average voice/data job takes three to four months to install cable for 250 traders, a portion of a project installing 250,000 feet of Category 5 cable was recently completed for Societe Generale in a 48 hour period - a highly difficult feat.